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 Stay Healty, stay Creative 

Research shows that engaging in art  can increase positive emotions and reduce stress. 

 

Psychology Today: Creativity as a Wellness Practice

As of 2015, additional studies indicate that creative self-expression and exposure to the arts have wide-ranging effects on not only cognitive and psychosocial health but also physical conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, various forms of dementia and cancer. 

 

Doodling Your Way to a More Mindful Life

Doodling, according to Sunni Brown, author of The Doodle Revolution: Unlock the Power to Think Differently, claims doodling has gotten a bad rap. In her now-famous TED talk, she proposes that doodling is deep thinking in disguise and that it is a simple, accessible tool for problem-solving in general.

How Ceramic Trees Became Popular In The First Place – and Why We’re Still Nostalgic for Them

Back in the 1970s, tabletop ceramic Christmas trees became all the rage. These tiny decorations typically came in green or white, along with colorful lights poking out through the branches, and were likely handmade by the lady of the house in a nearby ceramics class. Read complete article